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There are 4 ways to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie by train, subway, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station Long Beach / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$30 - $61

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Subway, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 168 St A
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$21 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 44 St Qm15
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 748

$26 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Poughkeepsie 84 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queens to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Queens to Poughkeepsie station. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Queens and Poughkeepsie is 71 miles. The road distance is 84 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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Queens to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl station.

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Queens to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $45 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Queens, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Queens to Poughkeepsie via Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Queens to Poughkeepsie via 6 Av/W 44 St and New York, Ny in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 44 St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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Queens to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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Queens to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Poughkeepsie is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Queens to Poughkeepsie.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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